Monthly Archives: March 2015

Constant Companion :: Compagnon constant

It’s a strange thing that every human being has a sort of dignity or wholeness in him, and out of that develops relationships to other human beings, tensions, misunderstandings, tenderness, coming in contact, touching and being touched, the cutting off … Continue reading

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Celestial Events :: Événements célestes

And Spring arose on the garden fair, like the spirit of love felt everywhere; and each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast rose from the dreams of its wintry rest. — Percy Bysshe Shelley The day has seen three rare … Continue reading

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:: Letters to a Young Poet ::

No one can advise or help you — no one. There is only one thing you should do. Go into yourself. Find out the reason that commands you to write; see whether it has spread its roots into the very … Continue reading

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:: Oh Rigaud my Rigaud ::

Some day we shall look back on this dark era of agriculture and shake our heads. How could we have ever believed that it was a good idea to grow our food with poisons? — Jane Goodall Here is my … Continue reading

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Tools of the trade :: Les outils du métier

The point of marriage is not to create a quick commonality by tearing down all boundaries; on the contrary, a good marriage is one in which each partner appoints the other to be the guardian of his solitude, and thus … Continue reading

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The Artist’s Way & The Art Spirit…

Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. — Pablo Picasso. I have been reading two very good books on artists from two different viewpoints. The first book is by Robert Henri “The Art Spirit” which is written from … Continue reading

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:: Rembrandt ::

It is harder to see than to express. The whole value of art rests in the artist’s ability to see well into what is before him. Rembrandt was a man of great understanding. He had the rare power of seeing … Continue reading

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